The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 600 645 655
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 325 321 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 250 237 270
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £58,935 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £98,250 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 304 £80,000 +6.66% 32
London +59 157 £82,500 -5.71% 16
Yorkshire +76 61 £70,000 +12.00% 4
West Yorkshire +75 59 £70,000 +64.70% 3
Bradford - 40 £70,000 - 2
South East -5 37 £80,000 +6.66% 1
City of London +55 26 £82,500 +3.12% 8
Leeds +40 17 £59,600 +40.23%
Hampshire +5 17 £90,000 +20.00%
East of England +27 14 £82,750 +20.36% 2
Bedfordshire +23 10 £82,750 +18.21%
Berkshire -15 10 £70,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -27 8 £62,500 -1.26% 1
Portsmouth - 8 £90,000 -
Surrey +31 7 £82,500 +10.00%
Scotland +8 7 £70,000 -6.66% 2
North West +16 6 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Havant +16 6 £90,000 +5.88%
East Midlands +5 6 £67,500 -1.81% 1
Egham - 5 - -
Bracknell - 5 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire +15 4 £67,500 - 1
Nottingham +12 4 £67,500 - 1
Edinburgh +12 4 £70,000 - 2
South West -5 4 £83,750 +39.58% 4
Norfolk - 4 £108,750 -
Norwich - 4 £108,750 -
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Glasgow +11 3 £72,500 -
Manchester +6 3 £63,750 -27.14% 1

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 180 (30.72%) Finance
2 164 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (27.47%) TOGAF
4 130 (22.18%) Oracle
5 124 (21.16%) Retail
6 123 (20.99%) Enterprise Architecture
7 88 (15.02%) Java
8 81 (13.82%) SOA
9 77 (13.14%) JavaScript
9 77 (13.14%) Analytics
10 69 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (11.60%) CRM
11 68 (11.60%) E-Commerce
11 68 (11.60%) TDD
12 64 (10.92%) Big Data
13 63 (10.75%) Web Services
14 61 (10.41%) Mentoring
15 58 (9.90%) ITIL
15 58 (9.90%) SQL
15 58 (9.90%) Zachman Framework
16 57 (9.73%) Windows
17 55 (9.39%) HTML
18 53 (9.04%) Microsoft
18 53 (9.04%) Degree
19 52 (8.87%) Scrum
20 50 (8.53%) Project Management
20 50 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (8.53%) Banking
21 49 (8.36%) QA
22 48 (8.19%) .NET

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (7.85%) WebSphere
2 26 (4.44%) IIS
3 24 (4.10%) Apache
4 20 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.90%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (2.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (1.88%) Documentum
6 11 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.71%) CMS
7 10 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.37%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.85%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.85%) SAP Portal
9 5 (0.85%) SAS
10 3 (0.51%) Confluence
10 3 (0.51%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.51%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) Gephi
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.17%) Flinto
5 1 (0.17%) InDesign
5 1 (0.17%) InVision
5 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (6.14%) Oracle Retail
2 22 (3.75%) Oracle Financials
3 19 (3.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 10 (1.71%) SAP CRM
5 8 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.51%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.34%) Exstream
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.17%) RMDS
10 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.61%) SaaS
4 24 (4.10%) PaaS
5 21 (3.58%) Office 365
6 17 (2.90%) IaaS
7 15 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.85%) GitHub
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.51%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.34%) Heroku
12 1 (0.17%) Google Play
12 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.12%) HTTP
1 30 (5.12%) LAN
1 30 (5.12%) WAN
2 20 (3.41%) SAN
3 18 (3.07%) Multicast
4 17 (2.90%) FCoE
4 17 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
4 17 (2.90%) NAS
5 16 (2.73%) iSCSI
6 14 (2.39%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.54%) Internet
8 7 (1.19%) Firewall
8 7 (1.19%) Network Security
9 6 (1.02%) VPN
10 3 (0.51%) DNS
11 2 (0.34%) ATM
11 2 (0.34%) Broadband
11 2 (0.34%) DHCP
11 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.34%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.92%) Big Data
2 46 (7.85%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 31 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 25 (4.27%) DB2
6 23 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 21 (3.58%) OLAP
8 18 (3.07%) Oracle OLAP
9 17 (2.90%) OLTP
10 15 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.22%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.05%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.88%) MySQL
13 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.71%) Neo4j
15 9 (1.54%) SAP HANA
16 7 (1.19%) SAP BW
17 6 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.41%) Maven
3 15 (2.56%) Hudson
4 14 (2.39%) Gradle
5 7 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 5 (0.85%) Subversion
8 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.68%) JIRA
9 3 (0.51%) Selenium
9 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.34%) Ant
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.34%) ERwin
10 2 (0.34%) Grunt
10 2 (0.34%) MSI
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.34%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.17%) Appium
11 1 (0.17%) Codeship
General
1 180 (30.72%) Finance
2 124 (21.16%) Retail
3 50 (8.53%) Banking
4 27 (4.61%) Marketing
5 15 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.22%) Automotive
7 9 (1.54%) Advertising
8 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.37%) Law
8 8 (1.37%) Legal
8 8 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.19%) Front Office
10 6 (1.02%) Back Office
11 5 (0.85%) Local Government
11 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
13 3 (0.51%) Billing
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Military
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.75%) Web Services
2 55 (9.39%) HTML
3 48 (8.19%) .NET
4 45 (7.68%) REST
5 40 (6.83%) Middleware
6 38 (6.48%) AngularJS
6 38 (6.48%) HTML5
7 37 (6.31%) XML
8 35 (5.97%) Spring
9 33 (5.63%) JSON
10 30 (5.12%) Node.js
11 24 (4.10%) ASP.NET
12 23 (3.92%) React
12 23 (3.92%) Spring Integration
13 21 (3.58%) Backbone.js
14 19 (3.24%) CSS
15 11 (1.88%) JDBC
16 10 (1.71%) Hibernate
17 9 (1.54%) Struts
17 9 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.34%) Management Information System
2 40 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.12%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.54%) Taxonomies
9 8 (1.37%) Derivative
9 8 (1.37%) User Experience
10 7 (1.19%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.02%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (0.85%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.73%) Windows
2 42 (7.17%) Linux
3 19 (3.24%) Solaris
4 15 (2.56%) Unix
4 15 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.05%) Android
6 10 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.51%) CentOS
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (27.47%) TOGAF
3 123 (20.99%) Enterprise Architecture
4 81 (13.82%) SOA
5 77 (13.14%) Analytics
6 69 (11.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (11.60%) CRM
7 68 (11.60%) E-Commerce
7 68 (11.60%) TDD
8 61 (10.41%) Mentoring
9 58 (9.90%) ITIL
9 58 (9.90%) Zachman Framework
10 52 (8.87%) Scrum
11 50 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (8.53%) Project Management
12 45 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (7.68%) Presales
12 45 (7.68%) RUP
13 44 (7.51%) ETL
14 43 (7.34%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 88 (15.02%) Java
2 77 (13.14%) JavaScript
3 58 (9.90%) SQL
4 30 (5.12%) Scala
5 29 (4.95%) C#
6 23 (3.92%) Groovy
7 22 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 16 (2.73%) Ruby
9 14 (2.39%) PHP
10 13 (2.22%) Python
11 6 (1.02%) C++
12 5 (0.85%) C
13 4 (0.68%) Perl
14 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.51%) Clojure
14 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.51%) R
14 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (9.04%) Degree
2 27 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.05%) CITP
6 10 (1.71%) ISEB
7 8 (1.37%) CCNP
8 7 (1.19%) CISSP
9 5 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.68%) CCDP
10 4 (0.68%) CCIE
10 4 (0.68%) IISP
10 4 (0.68%) MBA
11 3 (0.51%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.51%) MCSD
11 3 (0.51%) PhD
11 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.36%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) COBIT
3 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) MiFID
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.58%) Docker
3 18 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.90%) KVM
4 17 (2.90%) NFS
4 17 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (2.90%) SRDF
4 17 (2.90%) Xen
5 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.68%) vCloud
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) SCCM
4 3 (0.51%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.17%) MOM
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 130 (22.18%) Oracle
2 53 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.51%) VMware
4 39 (6.66%) IBM
5 33 (5.63%) Cisco
6 32 (5.46%) SAP
7 20 (3.41%) ATG
7 20 (3.41%) EMC
7 20 (3.41%) MuleSoft
8 19 (3.24%) Hyperion
8 19 (3.24%) PeopleSoft
8 19 (3.24%) Retek
9 18 (3.07%) Intel
9 18 (3.07%) NetApp
10 16 (2.73%) Citrix
11 15 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (2.39%) RedPrairie
13 12 (2.05%) Informatica
13 12 (2.05%) Pega
14 10 (1.71%) TIBCO
Bradford
Anchor Trust
Salary: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: £70k - £95k + £10k-£15k bonus, + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £95,000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £95k
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £95,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus + bens + shares
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £66900 - £89200 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £66900 - £89200 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
JP Morgan
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
JP Morgan
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago